Feedback on the Dell Vostro 3478 - Vegas MLK 14

Asked by DEEPAK P M on 2019-02-15

How can i login using fingerprint in ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Bus 001 Device 005: ID 138a:00a6 Validity Sensors, Inc.

i tried using fingerprint GUI but not working . Please help

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DEEPAK P M (deepakpm37) said : #2

Hi,
I'm still facing the problem kindly help.
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  DEEPAK P M

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Po-Hsu Lin (cypressyew) said : #3

Hello,

Unfortunately,
AFAIK this device is not supported in Linux world yet. Not in fingerprint GUI as well. [1]

However you can still give the latest (v5.0) mainline kernel a try. [2] Or file a bug with "ubuntu-bug linux" to get updated on this.
Thanks.

[1] http://home.ullrich-online.cc/fingerprint/Forum/topic.php?TopicId=665&Posts=3
[2] https://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/
FAQ #2217: “Fingerprint Readers not supported”.

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